Dating a guy 4 years younger
In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?
Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.
Actress Robin Wright, 47, is engaged to fellow actor Ben Foster, 33.
He's lovely and a great man, very patient and considerate (we waited 3 months before having sex cos i wasn't ready until then) and it was our 8 month anniversary yesterday so the relationship its self is lovely. Caused a tiny bit of a stir at the time but I'm now 22 he's 25, we've been together for 8 years in a fortnight and engaged for about 5. Take your age, half it and add 7, and that gives you a reasonable minimum dateable age. Obviously the older you get the bigger the gap becomes, like 60 would be 60/2=30 7=37. Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.Deeply embedded resentment, daily emotional abuse, and massive financial loss will do that to a person.That’s why being knocked off my feet by someone 13 years my junior was the AN AGE DIVIDE IS AS BIG AS YOU MAKE IT.